Attention, Canadian Bacon Lovers!

Low in fat, high in protein, great-tasting, versatile in recipes, and gluten-free, Canadian Bacon is one of my favorite items because it’s a delicious and healthy option for GF eaters. Jones Dairy Farm Canadian Bacon, a family-owned company in operation for 120 years, using the highest-quality loins for great taste and texture, outsells all other Canadian bacon Read more…

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The Pure Pantry Company Review

The Pure Pantry offers mixes that are not only delicious, but good for you, serving as proof that gluten-free, dairy-free, casein-free, soy-free, and even sugar-free don’t equal taste-free—quite the contrary! The Pure Pantry offers a variety of mixes for gluten-free cookies, cakes, and pancakes, and even an all-purpose mix for creating other baked goods such as Read more…

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Product Review: American Gra-Frutti's gourmet gluten-free goodies

Recently I received samples of some of the new gourmet gluten-free baked goods from American Gra-Frutti. All American Gra-Frutti products are produced in a dedicated, gluten-free facility using premium ingredients by company Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Marilyn Santulli. My care package of freshly baked gluten-free treats contained: Apple Cinnamon Muffins Blueberry Muffins Cranberry Orange Walnut Muffins Read more…

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Product Review: LUNA protein bars

LUNA began to transition over their line of protein bars to be gluten free earlier this year by removing oats and barley malt from their formulation.  This change came about because the company believed they could provide a bar that is a better source of protein, fiber and nutrients for those who eat gluten free Read more…

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Product Review: Top Shelf cocktail mixers

This review is long, long, long overdue and for that this I am extremely apologetic.  Now on to reviewing Top Shelf’s line of gluten-free mixers that are produced in a 100% gluten-free facility in Colorado using fruit, vegetables and pure cane sugar (no corn syrup). The company makes seven types of non-alcoholic mixers: Apple Martini, Read more…

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Purely Decadent ® Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Turtle Mountain, LLC is my new favorite company on planet Earth. Well, just about. As a celiac, I don’t eat dairy, as most of us celiacs don’t, but that means no ice cream, which I really love. I love the texture, the cold, smooth flavor, especially the mint-flavored ones. This brings me back to Turtle Read more…

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Featured Trailblazers – TasteFresno

TasteFresno is a project of Paprika Studios, a communication consultancy based out of Fresno.  They help other businesses better utilize the web.  They split their time between client projects and ideas that they hope will benefit the community and give them a creative outlet.  TasteFresno was created about five years ago and exists to engage Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Madera Vintner's Association

Madera Vintner’s Association was created in 2001 as a collaborative effort by the area’s family winemakers with the common purpose to promote excellence in winemaking and help direct a region rich in potential through a commitment to modern winemaking techniques and sustainable vineyards practices. The Madera Vintner’s Association hosts three wine trail weekends a year Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Oogie's Snacks

Oogies Gourmet Popcorn has been around since 2004, when Eric Thier, President of Oogie’s Snacks noticed that there were some interesting snack items available, but nothing that grabbed his affection like popcorn.  Thier recalls, “Popcorn had always been seen as a carnival or ballpark snack, not something to be taken seriously or treated in a Read more…

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Featured Tastemaker – Udi's Gluten Free Foods

Udi’s Gluten Free Foods came about several years ago when their Certified Master Baker, Chadwick White was asked by a friend with celiac disease to create good-tasting gluten-free bread.  Unimpressed with what was on the market, White was determined to create superior gluten-free bread solely for Udi’s.  White and his team of skilled bakers used Read more…

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